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Today's Features

  • The VFW Hall was the scene of a gala affair on Saturday evening as many guest and dignitaries gather to hold the annual Chamber banquet and awards night. There was also an auction of items donated by different organizations and members.

    The Master of Ceremonies was State Representative Thomas Garcia and Mora Schools Superintendent. He opened the gathering by welcoming the guests and introducing the dignitaries present.

  • Community Calendar

    Friday
    3 p.m. - Mora Ranger baseball vs. Cimarron, away
     

    Saturday
    10 a.m - Mora track and field at Santa Rosa, away
    10 a.m. - Mora Little League Baseball camp, little league fields in Holman
    Noon - VFW and VFW Auxiliary District 5 meeting
    VFW Hall
    7 p.m. - Retirement Party for Jack Atkins, manager of
    Russell’s Discount Foods at VFW Hall
     

    Sunday

  • I continue to enjoy the walk down memory lane with Joseph Baca and jesus Lopez on KFUN on Monday. One thing leads to another with these talk shows, and recently they listed the many “Mom and Pop” grocery stores we used to have there. Yes, that was the term used to describe them at the time.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13 in the children’s area of Carnegie Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public. This week’s theme is “Create your Own Story at Your Library,” the book is “The Queen of France” by Tim Wadham and the craft is a my story mobile.

  • WEDNESDAY MIERCOLES
    • Story Time, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13 in the children’s area of Carnegie Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public. This week’s theme is “Create your Own Story at Your Library,” the book is “The Queen of France” by Tim Wadham and the craft is a my story mobile.

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University presents acclaimed stand-up comedian Gary Owen at 7 p.m. on April 15 in the university’s Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave.

    The Highlands University Office of Campus life is sponsoring Owen’s performance.

    Campus Life Director Margaret Gonzales said Owen performed on campus during Homecoming 2010 and was very popular, adding that Owen’s comedy contains adult language and is not suitable for young children.

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    Tuesday, April 12
    Bernal Store - 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
    Anton Chico Post Office - 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Tecolote Church - 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
     

    Wednesday, April 13
    Ribera Post Office - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Pecos Forest Service Station - 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Rowe Frontage Road - 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
     

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  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@ lasvegasoptic.com
    • The Justin J. Roper Memorial Scholarship applications are available. The scholarship is open to West Las Vegas seniors. Applications are now available at the West Las Vegas High School counselor’s office. Application deadline is April 29.